Tomocast

Tomocast 48: Pre-SDCC Madness

Jul 08 // Pedro Cortes
[embed]34987:37288:0[/embed] Episode Length: 56:16   Show Notes Delays   Preorders/Reveals Nendo Satsuki & Armin Bishoujo Nina Williams SH Figuarts Broly & Android 16 & Blaziken   SDCC Exclusives Kotobukiya (ArtFX+ Grey Hulk, Extra Shiny Bishoujo Spider Woman, ArtFX+ 1st Batman, Bishoujo Classic Psylocke) Funko (TMNT Spongebob, Buffy & Flintstones, splooged Ghostbusters) Hasbro (hairy MLP, Knights of Unicron, G1-style Age of Extinction Dinobots) Plush & Vinyl (DKE Infected Androids, Kaiju-inspired Furry Feline's, DC-style Uglydolls) Bandai (Lord Zedd, Armored Black Ranger, Orange Vegeta)  
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It's raining exclusives
At the time of this post, it's only 15 days until San Diego Comic Con. With time ticking down, you know that there'd be a ton of exclusive announcements and let me tell you, companies have definitely unleashed the floodgates....

Tomocast 47: Megahobby Expo

Jun 10 // Pedro Cortes
[embed]34749:37283:0[/embed] Episode Length: 73:16  Show Notes Megahobby ExpoInshun Houzouin Kotobukiya's Levi MegaHouse’s Astaroth GEM Anthy MegaHouse’s Honey  NewsMovie figures not selling wellEva x Transformers picsTenacious Toys guest post Pre-ordersGEM UtenaSH FIguarts Michael JacksonGaming Heads's Garrus ReviewsTian: Phat Company's CasterAndres: Nendo Iron Man Mark 42 w/ Hall of ArmorPedro: POP Crocodile
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Another event!
Hot damn, you've got to love the summer months. All of you favorite companies are ganging up to show you the toys that you're going to drool over during the summer months. Then, of course, try to figure out how to pay for sai...

Tomocast 46: C2E2 & Wondercon

May 07 // Pedro Cortes
[embed]34394:37280:0[/embed] Show Length: 68:46   C2E2 Diamond Select (non-Minimates) Enterbay Pokezombies Frombie Henry Cesneros   Wondercon Kotobukiya (Their panel & booth) Batman display Super7    SDCC Exclusives Hasbro SW stuff  Viz 1/6 Naruto  Matty Collector    News Disney freezing Frozen merch  Gender-split Spidey happy meal toys    Toys First Free! figma  Threezero has Dead Space 3 license  Captain America figma  Vyse statue coming! 
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Double trouble
You know it's the beginning of Summer when the events start to happen every couple of weeks. In short proximity, we had C2E2 and Wondercon occur, so you know that those are the main topic of the latest episode of Tomocast. An...


Tomocast 45: Beware Heel Andres

Apr 22 // Pedro Cortes
[embed]34247:37278:0[/embed] Episode Length: 59:35 Show Notes Miyazawa Model Exhibition Spring 2014 Phat! Ryuko Shinji X Kaworu Nendo Link   News Nendo Link Pre-order DAMTOYS Danny Trejo Sideshow Optimus Prime Big Chief Studios Tenth Doctor Figma Archer Zelda/Pokemon Monopoly   Reviews Robot Damashii Wing Gundam Figuarts Ninja Storm Power Rangers
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Not even a tasty potato can curb his rage
Hey folks, welcome back to the Tomocast. In this episode, we learn a very important lesson: do not poke or annoy Andres on a bad day. He'll turn heel on you faster than you can say swerve. On the toy end of things, we cover t...

Tomocast 44: The most unfortunate spin

Apr 04 // Pedro Cortes
[embed]34083:37273:0[/embed]   Show Notes Episode Length: 56:16   News Proper Aniplex opens online store FUNimation bootleg lawsuit Pre-orders Tsume Gray Fullbuster Nendo Mako / figma Ryuko   Figure News Custom Nudist Nonon First 4 Figures Zelda Adventure Time Mystery Minis TMNT Revoltechs Good Smile Company's 1:1 Swimsuit Girl   Reviews SH Figuarts MMPR Black Ranger    
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Let's just say it involves a pair of books
Welcome back to the Tomocast! Once again, I'm joined by Andres Cerrato and Rio McCarthy, back from the adventure known as life. Since the three of us have been in the same approximate area in the recent past, we're buzzing wi...

Tomocast 43: Dragon Dagger beatings

Mar 19 // Pedro Cortes
[embed]33936:37272:0[/embed] Episode Length: 66:25 Topics Discussed Megahouse's SorceressMegahouse's P.O.P. RebeccaFiguarts ZERO Sailor Mercuryfigma Iron Man GSC delays everything Gunpla showing up at Barnes and NobleDCC votes on new Bombshell MeraGrandpa build wooden Gundam for grandchildPlayArts Kai Rorschachfigma Indiana Jones  Andres: Power Morpher Review  
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Bludgeoned to death with a toy
Welcome back to the Tomocast! Sorry for the delay folks, real life snuck out from its cage and proceeded to maul all of us. No matter, we're back with a brand new episode. I was joined by Andres Cerrato and Tianxiao Ma to tal...

Tomocast 42: Toy Fair 2014

Feb 27 // Pedro Cortes
[embed]33757:37262:0[/embed] Episode Length: 56:25 Topics DiscussedMezco ThreeA Diamond Select Kotobukiya Bluefin/Tamashii Nations Dark Horse - Legend of Zelda Statues Funko - POP      
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Now it's time for the West!
Hey everybody, we're back with another episode of the Tomocast! For this episode, I'm joined by Andres Cerrato and Rio McCarthy to talk about our Toy Fair 2014 coverage. We discuss some of the better things to come out of the...

Tomocast 41: Wonder Festival 2014 Winter

Feb 12 // Pedro Cortes
Episode Length54:45   HostsPedro Cortes, Rio McCarthy & Andres Cerrato   Topics DiscussedReturning to Tomocast & what to expect in the future Winter Wonder Festival 2014 Twitter question   Intro/Outro“Happily Ever After” by Shouko Nakagawa, from the Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann OST  
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We're back!
Hark, what is that sound? Is that the wind traveling through the canyons formed by the rivers of time? Nay, it is the wondrous voices of the hosts of Tomocast! That's right folks, after an extended hiatus, Tomocast is back. T...

Tomocast 40: Gundam

Nov 05 // Pedro Cortes
   
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Get yer robots ready!
SURPRISE TOMOCAST! Due to scheduling difficulties, I wasn't able to get a question post up. My deepest apologies, dearest Tomocast listeners. To make up for it, I brought on a trio of guests that will surely entertain you. To...

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Tomocast 39: Erick Scarecrow


Artist Spotlight
Oct 03
// Pedro Cortes
One of the things I wanted to do when I took over hosting duties for Tomocast was to try and get some special guests. Unfortunately, life and shiny things got in the way and I never got my stuff together. Luckily, I fina...
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QUESTIONS, QUESTIONS!
Hello folks, it's time yet again for Tomopop's official podcast to record! Joining me is Kristina Pino and Brian Szabelski, along with special guest Erick Scarecrow from ESC Toy. We're going to be talking to him about his lif...

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Tomocast is now on iTunes!


Sep 05
// Pedro Cortes
You've been asking for it for a while now, so I'm glad to announce that Tomocast is back on iTunes! You'll be able to reach the Tomocast page here, so go and leave us comments and ratings! For those of you that want older episodes, I'm going to start uploading old episodes soon, so keep an eye out for that.

Tomocast 38: Disney

Sep 03 // Pedro Cortes
    Show Notes   Opening: "Fly Away (Taku & TeddyLoid for the club edit)" by TeddyLoid, from Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt - The WORST ALBUM   0:00:25 - 0:38:13Intro, What We've Been Up To & Why We'll Be Broke   BREAK: "Youth Without Youth" by Metric, from Synthetica   0:38:47 - 1:54:38Main Topic: Disney   BREAK: "Dreams So Real" by Metric, from Synthetica   1:55:10 - 2:10:44Listener Questions   Closing: "Fallen Angel (El Poko Maro Drum'n'Bass Remix)" by Mitsunori Ikeda feat. Aimee B, from Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt - The WORST ALBUM  
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After a couple of delays, we've finally got our Disney episode out! Listen as Kristina, Rio, Natalie and I ruminate about our memories involving the world's most famous mouse. We talk about our favorite movies, shorts and TV ...

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[UPDATE: Due to internet problems, we had to push back the recording to THIS Wednesday. Be sure to get those questions in!] Hey there folks, it's time for us to record another a Tomocast and we need your questions! This episo...

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Tomocast 37: Photography


Jul 27
// Pedro Cortes
[update: fixed the download link. Thanks Tian!] After a couple of technical difficulties, I'm happy to announce that episode 37 of Tomocast is out in the wild! This time around, we tackle photography, a subject that is near a...
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That's right folks, it's time for another episode of Tomocast! This time, our subject is going to be focused not on toys, but on how to photograph them. I'll be joined by our community manager Kristina Pino and Happy Soda's S...

Tomocast 36: Toy Story 2 Commentary

Jun 26 // Pedro Cortes
      Show Notes Opening: "Fly Away (Taku & TeddyLoid for the club edit)" by TeddyLoid, from Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt - The WORST ALBUM   0:00:26 - 1:47:13  Main Topic: Toy Story 2 Commentary. We jump right into things after some quick introductions. We answer a question after we finish the movie, thanks to Kristina quickly hitting up Twitter.   Closing: "Fallen Angel (El Poko Maro Drum'n'Bass Remix)" by Mitsunori Ikeda feat. Aimee B, from Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt - The WORST ALBUM  
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After a bit of extra time, I'm glad to bring you Tomopop's Toy Story 2 commentary! I was joined by Kristina Pino, Rio McCarthy and Jonathan Tubbs as we sat down and watched Pixar's first sequel, which proved to be quite an am...

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Tomocast 36: Toy Story 2 Commentary records tonight!


Jun 13
// Pedro Cortes
That's right folks, it's time for another Tomocast Commentary! This time around, we'll be continuing our Disney trend and our movie is none other than Toy Story 2. There'll be good times, there'll be sad times and more import...

Tomocast 35: Listener Questions

May 21 // Pedro Cortes
  Opening: "Fly Away (Taku & TeddyLoid for the club edit)" by TeddyLoid, from Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt - The WORST ALBUM   0:00:26 - 0:33:47 Opening: What We've Been Up To & Why We'll Be Broke   BREAK: "Choir Jail" by Konomi Suzuki, from Tasogare Otome x Amnesia   0:34:13 - 2:17:13 Main Topic: Listener Questions   Closing: "Fallen Angel (El Poko Maro Drum'n'Bass Remix)" by Mitsunori Ikeda feat. Aimee B, from Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt - The WORST ALBUM  
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So here's that thing where we record our voices and splice it together with energetic music. It's called the Tomocast and this is its 35th episode. After being absent for so long, we figured it made sense to find out what you...

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It's been so long since we've recorded a Tomocast that we've decided to open the show up to you guys. Send us your questions that will be answered by Rio, Jonathan, Kristina and myself and we'll answer them. The more interest...

Tomocast 34: Dragon Ball Z

May 03 // Pedro Cortes
    Opening: "Fly Away (Taku & TeddyLoid for the club edit)" by TeddyLoid, from Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt - The WORST ALBUM 0:00:25 - 0:27:02Introduction by Pedro, What We've Been Up To and Why We'll Be Broke  BREAK: "Cha-La Head-Cha-La" by Hironobu Kageyama, from Dragonball Z Song Collection  0:27:40 - 1:37:58 Main Topic: Dragon Ball Z. The original Dragon Ball and GT are mentioned, but only briefly. BREAK: "Burning Fight" by Hironobu Kageyama, from Dragonball Z Song Collection  1:38:35 - 2:01:01Listener Questions  Closing: "Fallen Angel (El Poko Maro Drum'n'Bass Remix)" by Mitsunori Ikeda feat. Aimee B, from Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt - The WORST ALBUM
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Wow, that took a while, huh? Well, when you combine a company that suddenly decides to drop a majority of the podcasts they host and the rigors of day-to-day life, sometimes it takes a bit of time to get things rolling again....

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It's finally that time folks. After all the hype on (and off) the air, Tomocast will finally be hitting up Akira Toriyama's animated classic, Dragon Ball Z. We'll of course be talking about the series that was and still is...

Tomocast Special: A look back at 2011

Dec 23 // Pedro Cortes
OK, I want to see some creativity here. Show off your writing skills and create a limerick involving any of the people that appeared on this episode. Be sure to keep it relatively clean and, most importantly, funny and amusing. Drop your masterpiece into the comments by the end of next Friday, December 30th. As usual, the contest is open internationally, but folks outside of the U.S. and Canada will have to pay their shipping.  
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It has definitely been one helluva year in the toy collecting community and at Tomopop. A lot of changes have occurred, but the one thing that has been consistent is our drive to bring you the best in toy news and entertainme...

Tomocast 33: Licensed/Movie Toys

Nov 23 // Pedro Cortes
    OP: "Fly Away (Taku and Teddyloid for the Club Edit)", from Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt THE WORST   0:00:25 - 0:36:49 Opening, What We've Up To and Why We'll Be Broke    BREAK: "ニンジーン Loves you yeah!" by Megumi Nakajima, from Macros Frontier VOCAL COLLECTION   0:37:20 - 1:30:53 Main Topic: Movie/Licensed Toys   BREAK: "pink monsoon" by May'n/Sheryl Nome, from Macross Frontier: The False Diva Insert Song   1:31:30 - 1:39:02 Listener Questions   ED: "Fallen Angel (El Poko Maro Drum'n'Bass Remix)", from  Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt THE WORST 
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That's right folks, we finally got another episode up! Rio McCarthey, Andres Cerrato and Chris Pranger joined me to talk about the perilous world of licensed toys. We had a good time recounting some of the worst pieces o...

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Sorry for the delay folks, but it's time yet again for Tomocast to caress the inside of your ears. Using the seductive voices of Rio McCarthy, Andres Cerrato and Chris Pranger, we're going to talk about licensed toys and the ...

Tomocast 32: Macross

Oct 18 // Pedro Cortes
      OP: "Macross" by Yoshiki Fukuyama, from Macross the Tribute, into "Fly Away (Taku and Teddyloid for the Club Edit)", from Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt THE WORST   0:00:50 - 0:22:09 Opening, What We've Been Up To and Why We'll Be Broke   BREAK: "Totsugeki Love Heart (Duet Ver.)", by Yoshiki Fukuyama & Chie Kajiura, from Macross 7   0:22:40 - 1:12:22 Main Topic: Macross. We cover the various shows, OVAs, movies, some of the games and, of course, the figures.    BREAK: "Information High" by Melodie Sexton, from Macross Plus   1:12:56 - 1:35:20 Listener Questions  ED: "Do You Remember Love?" by Mari Iijima, from Macross: Do You Remember Love?, into "Fallen Angel (El Poko Maro Drum'n'Bass Remix)", from  Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt THE WORST
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This is one of those episodes that I've been waiting to do for a while. I love the Macross franchise, what with the typically excellent music, dramatic stories, sexy ladies and sexier planes. So for this episode, I got associ...

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Tonight I'm joined by Tomopop associate editor Andres Cerrato, Japanator associate editor Hiroko Yamamura and Chris Guanche of Mecha & Anime Headquarters fame to talk about the seminal Macross series. We'll talk abou...

Tomocast 31: Listener Questions

Sep 22 // Pedro Cortes
    OP: "Fly Away (Taku and Teddyloid for the Club Edit)", from Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt THE WORST   0:00:25 - 0:20:42 Intro, What We've Been Up To and Why We'll Be Broke   BREAK: "8-bit Darling ~remix Rev.2~ (U-ji Remix)"  by Hatsune Miku, from 8-Bit Darling Project   0:21:15 - 1:47:05 Main Topic: Listener Questions    ED: "Fallen Angel (El Poko Maro Drum'n'Bass Remix)", from  Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt THE WORST  
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Welcome to the 31st episode of the Tomocast, where legendary actors are pitted against each other in the comments. Don't worry,it makes sense in the context of the episode. This time around, we have a listener questions ...

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It's the time again folks. Like a scantily clad lady of the night, I'm soliciting questions from the Tomo-masses for another episode. The topic? There is none! Go ahead and ask anything you want. From the color of our socks t...

Tomocast 30: Toy Story commentary

Sep 05 // Pedro Cortes
    OP: "Fly Away" by TeddyLoid, from the Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt Soundtrack.   0:00:28 - 0:13:11 Intro, What We've Been Up To, and Why We'll Be Broke   0:13:12 - 1:34:23 Main Topic: Toy Story movie commentary. Commentary begins with the opening shot of Andy's wall.     1:34:25 - 1:57:39 Listener Question   ED: "Fallen Angel" by Mitsunori Ikeda featuring Aimee B., from the Panty and Stocking with Garterbelt Soundtrack.  
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Disney and Pixar's animated classic Toy Story has earned many accolades in the time since it's release 16 years ago. All of those rewards pale in comparison to the ultimate prize: the one and only Tomocast commentary. You too...


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